The Internet plays an important role in how people learn, communicate, do business and go about their daily lives. We advise the Australian Government about all Australians having access to high-quality, reliable and affordable Internet services.

What's new

Internet: NBN, Online safety, consumer safeguards. Internet
More than 80 projects funded under the Regional Connectivity Program will provide people in Regional Australia access to...
Internet: NBN, Online safety, consumer safeguards. Internet
The Government has introduced a new Online Safety Bill into Parliament. Keeping Australians safe online is a priority.
Internet: NBN, Online safety, consumer safeguards. Internet
Draft standards, rules and benchmarks for the broadband networks servicing our communities.
Internet: NBN, Online safety, consumer safeguards. Internet
Consultation has begun on the Government’s proposed Online Safety Bill.

Policies (Internet)

Online content regulation

Published

Illegal and offensive online content is regulated through the Online Content Scheme under Schedule 5 and 7 of the Broadcasting Services Act 1992 through a complaints-based mechanism. The Scheme is designed to protect consumers, particularly children, from exposure to inappropriate or harmful material....

Current consultations